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by G.W. Perkins (editor)
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Cigar Makers' Official Journal Official organ of the Cigar Makers' International Union of America (CMIU) Original copy resides at University of Wisconsin, Madison Scanned as part of the Google Books project, with all rights to this digital image retained by them. No commercial use is permitted by Google. Vol. 42, no. 1 (January 1918) to vol. 44, no. 12 (December 15, 1920) G.W. Perkins, Editor and Publisher Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain
Topics: Organized Labor -- United States -- Periodicals, Cigar Makers' International Union of America,...
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by Franz Boas; Edward Sapir; Leo J. Frachtenberg; Waldemar Borogas
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Handbook of American Indian Languages, Part 2 by Franz Boas Includes the following: 1. "The Takelma Language of Southwest Oregon," by Edward Sapir (pp. 1-296) 2. "Coos," by Leo J. Frachtenberg (pp. 297-430) 3. "Siuslaw," by Leo J. Frachtenberg (pp. 431-630) 4. "Chukchee," by Waldemar Borogas (pp. 631-903) Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin no. 40. Published in Washington D.C. by the U.S. Government Printing Office, 1922. Public...
Topics: Native American peoples of Oregon, Oregon Indians, Pacific Northwest history, Takelma people, Coos...
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by James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.)
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Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography Vol. 1 AARON to CRANDALL James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.) Published in New York by D. Appleton & Co., 1887 Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned as part of the Google Books project.
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James B. Wells: South Texas Economic and Political Leader PhD dissertation, Texas Tech University, 1974. Detailed study of Brownsville Attorney, rancher, and Democratic Party political boss James B. Wells, Jr., namesake of Jim Wells Country, Texas.
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by James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.)
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Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography Vol. 6 SUNDERLAND to ZURITA James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.) Published in New York by D. Appleton & Sons, 1889. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned as part of the Google Books project.
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by James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.)
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Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography Vol. 2 CRANE to GRIMSHAW James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.) Published in New York by D. Appelton & Co., 1887. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned as part of the Google Books project.
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Records of the US House of Representatives, Record Group 233: Records of the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1945-1969 (Renamed the) House Internal Security Committee, 1969-1976. Washington, DC: Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records, July 1995. PDF of the finding aid for the papers of the House Un-American Activities Committee (1945 to 1969) and its successor after renaming, the House Internal Security Committee (1969-1975). Papers are housed at the National...
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by James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.)
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Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, Vol. 3 GRINNELL to LOCKWOOD James Grant Wilson and John Fiske (eds.) Published in New York by D. Appleton & Co., 1888 Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned as part of the Google Books project.
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"Race and Murder in Knoxville, 1919 - The Trials of Maurice Mays," by Donald F. Paine Published in Tennessee Bar Journal, vol. 43, no. 3 (March 2007), pp. 28-33. Uploaded to Internet Archive to provide a permanent URL for a Wikipedia article.
Topics: Red Summer of 1919, race riots, lynching, race relations, wrongful execution, death penalty,...
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by Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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Labor and Freedom by Eugene V. Debs Published by Phil Wagner, St. Louis, MO, 1916. Collection of articles by Socialist leader Gene Debs reprinted from the pages of the radical press. None of this material is included in the 1908 campaign biography, Life and Writings. Notable is the epigram at the front, "While there is a lower class, I am in it..." etc. This may be the first time that this famous quote appeared in print, although it was made prominent during the trial after the 1918...
Topics: Socialist Party of America, SPA, Socialism, Marxism, radicalism, labor history, Gene Debs
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by William Woodward, Class Chairman
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Harvard College Class of 1898 - Quindecennial Report, June 1913 Fifteen year update on the doings of the Harvard College class of 1898, including an extensive number of self-written biographies by class members. This is the third report published of that graduating class. Published by Harvard College Class of 1898, 1913. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Digitized by the Google Books project.
Topics: Harvard College, Harvard University, Harvard academic history, William Bross Lloyd
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by Pew Research Center
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Millennials in Adulthood: Detached from Institutions, Networked with Friends by Pew Research Center Published March 2014 Authors: Paul Taylor (Overview and general editor), Kim Parker (editor chapters 1 & 2, author chapter 3), Rich Morin (chapters 1 & 2), with data analysis and fact-checking by others. Massive survey of generational opinions focusing on the political, social, and religious views of the so-called "Millennial generation" (those aged 18-33 in 2014). The survey is...
Topics: Millennial generation, Generation X, Baby Boomer generation, Silent generation, political science,...
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by Bryant, Louise (1885-1936)
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Six Red Months in Moscow: An Observer's Account of Russia Before and During the Proletarian Dictatorship by Louise Bryant Illustrated with 18 photographs. New York: George H. Doran Company One of the original first-hand accounts of the Russian Revolution of 1917 by Louise Bryant, wife of pioneer American Communist John Reed, who would shortly author a more famous account of his own, Ten Days that Shook the World. Bryant would later revisit the theme with a 1923 book, Mirrors of Moscow....
Topics: Russian Revolution, Bolshevik Revolution, Soviet history, travelogues, travelogs, eyewitness...
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Originally published as "A Female Anarchist: Mrs. Lucy Parsons on the Prospect of Anarchy in America," an interview conducted in New York City and sent by telegram to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for publication in that paper. Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch, vol. 37, no. 95 (Oct. 21, 1886), pg. 4. Interviewer's name unspecified in original publication. Published in the USA prior to 1923, text public domain. Edited by Tim Davenport for republication by 1000 Flowers Publishing,...
Topics: Radicalism in the United States, Anarchy, Anarchism, Albert Parsons, Haymarket Affair, Haymarket...
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by Bryant, Louise (1885-1936)
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Mirrors of Moscow, by Louise Bryant With 5 illustrations by Césare. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923 Louise Bryant, widow of pioneer American Communist John Reed and author of the 1918 book Six Red Months in Russia, returns to the theme of the Bolshevik revolution, this time to provide short biographical sketches of some of the leading players and institutions on the Soviet landscape. Chapters: xi - Foreword 001 - Lenin and His Subordinates (Christian Rakovsky, Abram Krasnichakov, Lev Kamenev,...
Topics: Russian Revolution, Bolshevik Revolution, Soviet history, revolutionary biographies, biography,...
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by Miller, Kelly (1863-1939)
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"The Negro Sanhedrin: A Clearing House and Union of Organizations" by Kelly Miller (1863-1939) Originally published as "Kelly Miller Says: There must be a clearing house through which can be pooled all the interests which our organizations hold in common. The Negro Sanhedrin is not so much an organization as an influence. It is rather a union of organizations which can speak with the consent and authority of them all." Published in in The Afro-American [Baltimore], vol. 32,...
Topics: Negro Sanhedrin, All-Race Conference, Civil Rights, African-American liberation, black liberation
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The Finns In America - A Bibliographic Guide to Their History (selection) by John I. Kolehmainen (1910-1995) Hancock, MI: Finnish American Historical Library, Suomi College, 1947. Published in USA between 1923 and 1978 with no notice of copyright in first publication, public domain. Presented here is a section of Kolehmainen's 1947 bibliography of Finnish and English-language material on the history of Finns in America, presented topically. Chapter 6: Workingclass Movement (pp. 56-64) Chapter...
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by Amalgamated Lithographers of America
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Lithographers Journal - Volume 4 (1918) Official organ of the Amalgamated Lithographers of America (ALA), a trade union established in 1915 to advance the cause of workers in the lithographic printing industry. Digitized by the Google Books Project. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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"International Official Souvenir: Tenth Biennial Convention, Commencing Week September 9, 1907: Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America: Presenting a Complete History of the Organization, with an Outline of Its Aims and Purposes." Official publication of the Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America. Chicago: Grand Lodge, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America, 1907. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned by the Google Books project.
Topics: Trade Unions — United States, labor organization, fraternal benefit societies, railway unions,...
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by Briggs, Cyril V. (1888-1966)
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The African Blood  Brotherhood by Cyril V. Briggs Unsigned article published in  The Crusader,  vol. 2, no. 10 (June 1920), pp, 7, 22. Attributed to magazine editor and ABB founder Cyril V. Briggs. Introduction to what is billed as "probably the first Negro  secret  organization to be effected in the Western world." The ABB is said to consist of three parallel groups of officers, those of the local "posts" (a bit of American Legion terminology), a national "War...
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by Rai, Lajpat (1865-1928)
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Young India: An Interpretation and a History of the Nationalist Movement from Within, by Lajpat Rai. New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1916. Study of the Indian nationalist movement by political leader Lala Lajpat Rai, including the century before the mutiny of 1857 as well as an account of events from that landmark up to 1905. Revised to include material up to 1915. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned by the Google Books project.
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Industrial Depressions: The First Annual Report of the US Commissioner of Labor, by Carroll D. Wright. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1883. In the midst of the Depression of 1882-1885, US. Commissioner of Labor Carroll D. Wright and his agents conducted an extensive study into the causes of industrial depressions. This was the first of a series of annual monographs by the head of the US Department of Labor. A total of 496 pages, index starts on page 487. Scanned by the Google...
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by Haywood, Harry (1898-1985) and Howard, Milton
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Lynching: A Weapon of National Oppression, by Harry Haywood and Milton Howard. New York: International Publishers, 1932. A 16 page Communist Party pamphlet from the militant "Third Period" on the problem of lynching in America written by two leading African-American activists in the organization. In the 50 years prior to writing the pamphlet more than 4,000 American blacks were killed by racist violence, the authors note. Lynching is portrayed as a conscious policy by the ruling...
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by J.T. Murphy (1888-1965)
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“The First Year of the Lenin School” by J.T. "Jack" Murphy (1888-1965) Published in The Communist International [UK Edition], vol. 4, no. 14 (Sept. 30, 1927), pp. 267-269. Description of the first year of operation of the International Lenin School in Moscow, a Communist training facility established by the Fifth World Congress of the Communist International (June 17-July 8, 1924). Subtopics 1. An Ambitious Program 2. Method of Work 3. Academic Organisation 4. Subjects of Study 5....
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by Order of Railway Conductors of America
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Railway Conductor's Monthly Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors of America (ORC). The publication changed its name to The Railway Conductor and moved to a semi-monthly publication schedule in August 1889. C.S. Wheaton and E.H. Belknap, Editors. Volume 6 (Jan.-Dec. 1889), complete run. A total of 17 issues were produced in the year. Includes covers, ads, and index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project....
Topics: Order of Railway Conductors, ORC, transportation history, labor history, organized labor, trade...
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by Carnegie, Andrew (1835-1919)
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“Wealth,” by Andrew Carnegie North American Review, vol. 148, no. 381 (June 1889), pp. 653-664. First edition of seminal essay of gilded age intellectual history by the American industrialist Andrew Carnegie. Later reprinted as “The Gospel of Wealth,” appearing as the title piece of The Gospel of Wealth and Other Timely Essays. (New York: The Century Co., 1901).  Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Poor quality scan job by the Google Books project.
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by US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
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Declassified executive summary of the US Senate Select Intelligence Committee's 6,000 page report on indefinite detention and torture policies of the Central Intelligence Agency and its contractors under the George H. Bush regime.
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by Trotsky, Leon (1879-1940)
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Terrorismus und Kommunismus: Anti-Kautsky, by Leon Trotsky First German edition of the polemic pamphlet, Terrorism and Communism: A Reply to Karl Kautsky, written in the spring of 1920 by Bolshevik Party Leon Trotsky. This was published in reply to an earlier pamphlet by Kautsky, Terrorismus und Kommunismus: Ein Beitrag zur Naturgeschichte der Revolution (Terrorism and Communism: A Contribution to the Natural history of the Revolution). For more information on this book and the background of...
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by DeForest, Walter S.
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The Periodical Press and the Pullman Strike: An Analysis of the Coverage and Interpretation of the Railroad Strike of 1894 by Eight Journals of Opinion and Reportage. by Walter S. DeForest M.A. Thesis. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, 1973. DeForest analyzes the coverage of the American Railway Union's boycott of the cars of the Pullman Company by eight magazines, including the monthlies The Arena, The Forum, North American Review, and Review of Reviews as well as the weeklies Harper's...
Topics: The Arena, The Forum, North American Review, Review of Reviews, Harper's Weekly, The Independent,...
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by Order of Railway Conductors
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The Railway Conductor Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors. E.H. Belknap, editor Volume 9 (Jan.-Dec. 1892), complete run of the 12 monthly issues produced. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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by Harvey, W. H. (William Hope), 1851-1936
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A Tale of Two Nations by William Hope Harvey (1851-1936) Published in Chicago by the Coin Publishing Co., 1894. Scanned by the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Silver question, free silver, populism, People's Party (United States)
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by Grigory Zinoviev (1883-1936)
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Leninizm: Vvedenie v izuchenie Leninizma ("Leninism: Introduction to the Study of Leninism") by Grigory Zinoviev (1883-1936) Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo, 1925. Part of the rush by Soviet leaders seeking primacy to define the concept of "Leninism" in the wake of the January 1924 death of V.I. Lenin. Other top leaders contributing similar volumes at this time included Lev Trotsky, Lev Kamenev, and Iosef Stalin. Book not published under copyright, a publication of...
Topics: Leninism, Introduction to the Study of Leninism, Marxism, radicalism, Russian Communist Party,...
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by Israel Smith Clare
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The World's History Illuminated, Complete in Eight Volumes: Volume 1 — Ancient Oriental Nations. by Israel Smith Clare St. Louis: Western Newspaper Syndicate, 1897. First volume of an eight volume illustrated universal history. Published in the USA before 1923, public domain. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project.
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by Order of Railway Conductors
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The Railway Conductor Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors. Volume 7 (Jan.-Dec. 1890), complete run of the 24 semi-monthly issues produced. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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by Walker, Ryan (1870-1932)
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New Adventures of Henry Dubb, by Ryan Walker Chicago, IL: Socialist Party, 1915. Cartoon booklet. Digitized by Indiana State University. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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by McIsaac, Archibald M.
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The Order of Railroad Telegraphers: A Study in Trade Unionism and Collective Bargaining, by Archibald M. McIsaac Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1933. A history of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers, one of the railroad brotherhoods in the United States and Canada. Copyrighted between 1923 and 1978 but copyright not renewed, public domain.
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by Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898
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Miss Luddington's Sister: A Romance of Immorality by Edward Bellamy Published in Boston by James R. Osgood and Co., 1885. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned by the Google Books project.
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by Order of Railway Conductors
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The Railway Conductor Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors. William P. Daniels and E.E. Clark, editors Volume 9 (Jan.-Dec. 1893), complete run of the 12 monthly issues produced. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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The Railway Conductor Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors of America (ORC). E.E. Clark, editor Volume 12 (Jan.-Dec. 1896), complete run of the 12 monthly issues produced. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. This volume includes substantial contributed content by Wilfred P. Borland, a populist and future founder of the Social Democracy of America and Socialist Party of America. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published...
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by Fox, Jay (1870-1961)
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Trade Unionism and Anarchism: A Letter to a Brother Unionist by Jay Fox Published in Chicago by Social Science Press, 1908. Scanned by the Google Books project. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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by Israel Smith Clare
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The World's History Illuminated, Complete in Eight Volumes: Volume 2 — Ancient Oriental Nations and Greece. by Israel Smith Clare St. Louis: Western Newspaper Syndicate, 1897. Second volume of an eight volume illustrated universal history. Published in the USA before 1923, public domain. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project.
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by Kautsky, Karl (ed.) (1854-1938)
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Die Vorläufer des neueren Sozialismus: Erster Band, zweiter Theil: Von Thomas More bis zum Vorabend der französischen Revolution. (Forerunners of Modern Socialism: Volume 1, Part 2: From Thomas More to the Eve of the French Revolution). Stuttgart, Germany: Verlag von J.H.W. Dietz, 1895. Edited by Karl Kautsky Contributions by Karl Kautsky, Paul Lafargue, Eduard Bernstein, C. Hugo.
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by Bagger, Eugene S.
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"Himler of Himlerville," by Eugene S. Bagger Published in Survey Graphic, vol. 48, no. 5 (April 29, 1922), pp. 146-150, 187. History of the Hungarian immigrant, Martin Himler, and the mining town he founded, Himlerville, Kentucky (now the unincorporated community of Beauty, KY). Includes copious illustrations of the small coal mining community in Eastern Kentucky. Digitized by the Google Books project. Additional digital editing for this edition by Tim Davenport ("Carrite")....
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by Hawes, Grace M. (ed.)
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Register of the Jay Lovestone Papers, 1904-1989, Hoover Institution Archives Stanford University Stanford, California 94305 URL: http://www.hoover.org/library-and-archives/ Finding aid to the Jay Lovestone Papers, held by the Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford, CA. The collection includes 695 boxes of material and is open to the public for research purposes.
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by Willard, Cyrus Field (1858-1942)
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"The Nationalist Club of Boston: A Chapter of History," by Cyrus Field Willard Article first published in The Nationalist [Boston], vol. 1, no. 1 (May 1889), pp. 16-20. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned by the Google Books project.
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by Ely, Richard T. (1854-1943)
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Problems of Today: A Discussion of Protective Tariffs, Taxation, and Monopolies. Revised and Enlarged Edition. (January 1890) by Richard T. Ely New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1888. Includes three new papers by Ely not included in the original 1888 edition. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Digitized by the Google Books project. Uploaded to Archive.org by Tim Davenport ("Carrite"), Oct. 2016.
Topics: Economics, United States, Monopoly, Trusts, market concentration, taxation policy, tariff, import...
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by Order of Railway Conductors
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The Railway Conductor Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors. E.H. Belknap, editor Volume 8 (Jan.-Dec. 1891), complete run of the 17 semi-monthly and monthly issues produced. Frequency moved from semi-monthly to monthly status in June. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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The Railway Conductor Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors of America (ORC). E.E. Clark, editor Volume 11 (Jan.-Dec. 1894), complete run of the 12 monthly issues produced. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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by King, Jerry et al.
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We Accuse (From the Record): A Factual History of the Seamen's Labor Movement. by Jerry King, Ralph Emerson, Frank Renaud, and Lawrence McRyn Published in New York, no publisher specified, 1940. Anti-Communist history of the Communist Party USA's attempt to gain influence in the American merchant marine and the National Maritime Union of America. Published before 1973 with no notice of copyright in original publication, public domain. Scanned by the University of Chicago Library. Uploaded to...
Topics: National Maritime Union of America, NMUA, Communist Party USA, CPUSA, merchant marine, left wing...
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Railroad Retirement and Unemployment Insurance Systems Handbook, 2012. Published by US Railroad Retirement Board, Chicago, 2012. US government document, public domain.
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by Coleman, McAlister (1888-1950)
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The Truth About the Lusk Committee: A Report A publication of the Legislative Committee of the People's Freedom Union, McAlister Coleman, editor Published in New York by The Nation Press, n.d. [1920]. Criticism of the Lusk Committee of the New York State Legislature, which conducted raids seizing papers and mailing lists during 1919 as part of the first red scare. Material seized by the Lusk Committee was later used to compile arrest lists for the so-called Palmer Raids, conducted by J. Edgar...
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Railway Conductor's Monthly Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors of America (ORC). William P. Daniels, Editor Volume 3 (Jan.-Dec. 1886), complete run of 12 monthly issues with ads and covers. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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by Martin, J.J.
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"A Cooperative Commonwealth: The Kaweah Colony," by J.J. Martin Published in The Nationalist [Boston], vol. 1, no. 6 (Oct. 1889), pp. 204-208. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned by the Google Books project. For more information on the Kaweah Colony, see: Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaweah_Colony
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by Baxter, Sylvester (1850-1927)
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"Why the Name, Nationalism?" by Sylvester Baxter Published in The Nationalist [Boston], vol. 1, no. 3 (July 1889), pp. 82-83. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Digitized by the Google Books project. Uploaded to Archive.org in October 2015. For more on Sylvester Baxter, see Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvester_Baxter
Topics: Socialism — United States, Socialist, Nationalism, Nationalist, Bellamyist, Bellamyite,...
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by Flower, Benjamin Orange (1858-1918)
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"Ryan Walker - A Cartoonist of Social Protest," by B.O. Flower Published in The Arena, vol. 33 (April 1905), pp. 392-406. Scanned by Google Books project. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Cartoonists, Editorial Cartoons, Political Cartoons, Art, Ryan Walker, Socialist Party of America,...
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by Amalgamated Lithographers of America
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Lithographers Journal  - Volume 5 (1919-1920) Official organ of the Amalgamated Lithographers of America (ALA), a trade union established in 1915 to advance the cause of workers in the lithographic printing industry. Volume starts June 1919. Digitized by the Google Books Project. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: American labor union publications, Amalgamated Lithographers of America, Lithography, printing...
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by Coletta, Paolo E.
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“Greenbackers, Goldbugs, and Silverites: Currency Reform and Politics, 1860-1897,” by Paolo E. Coletta (US Naval Academy) Published in H. Wayne Morgan (ed.), The Gilded Age: A Reappraisal. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1963. Coletta provides an outstanding introduction to the Gilded Age monetary policy debate, which pitted advocates of the “gold standard” against bimetallists favoring the unlimited coinage of silver. Coletta sees roots of the debate in the monetary system...
Topics: Economic history of the United States, financial history, gold standard, free silver, bi-metallism,...
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by Strong, Anna Louise (1885-1970)
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Modern Farming — Soviet Style: The Revolution in the Russian Villiage, by Anna Louise Strong. New York: International Publishers, 1930. International Pamphlets No. 1. Celebration of the glories of collective agriculture in the USSR, one of the greatest humanitarian catastrophes of the 20th Century, by Communist Party fellow-traveler Anna Louise Strong. Strong was in the USSR during the initial phases of the collectivization drive, which lends a tone of first-hand observer to this utterly...
Topics: Agricultural history, Collectivization, Collective Farming, USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist...
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by Western Federation of Miners
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Official Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Convention, Western Federation of Miners of America: Held in Odd Fellows Hall, Denver, Colorado, May 23 to June 8, 1904. Denver, CO: Western Newspaper Union, 1904. The 299-page record of the 1904 annual convention of the Western Federation of Miners, held in Denver. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Scanned by the Google Books project.
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Investigation of the Employment of Pinkerton Detectives in Connection with the Labor Troubles at Homestead, PA. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1892. Transcript of the US House of Representatives investigation of the use of armed guards by the Carnegie Steel Corporation in a strike of the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, which led to a pitched gun battle and a number of deaths. The investigation was conducted by a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee,...
Topics: Homestead Steel Strike, Gilded Age, Carnegie Steel Corporation, Amalgamated Association of Iron and...
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by Fox, Jay (1870-1961)
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Roosevelt, Czolgosz, and Anarchy by Jay Fox with Communism by Henry Addis Chicago: Free Society, n.d. [c. 1901]. Sixteen-page pamphlet largely containing an article by anarcho-syndicalist activist Jay Fox, answering for the cause of Anarchism in the aftermath of the assassination of President William McKinley by anarchist terrorist Leon Czolgosz. Pamphlet is subtitled: "Published by the New York Anarchists," but apparently a publication out of Chicago based on the back cover...
Topics: Anarchism, anarcho-syndicalism, syndicalism, terrorism, political assassination, William McKinley,...
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by Order of Railway Conductors of America
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Railway Conductor's Monthly Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors of America (ORC). William P. Daniels, Editor Volume 4 (Jan.-Dec. 1887), complete run of 12 monthly issues. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Order of Railway Conductors, trade unions, craft unions, ORC, locomotives, labor history,...
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by Order of Railway Conductors of America
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Railway Conductor's Monthly Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors of America (ORC). William P. Daniels, Editor Volume 5 (Jan.-Dec. 1888), complete run of 12 monthly issues. NO index. Individual issues are bookmarked in this version of the pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Order of Railway Conductors, ORC, transportation history, labor history, organized labor, trade...
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by Order of Railway Conductors of America
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Railway's Conductor Monthly Official organ of the Order of Railway Conductors of America (ORC). Volume 2 (Jan.-Dec. 1885), complete run of 12 monthly issues. Includes index. Individual issues are bookmarked as part of this pdf. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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by Israel Smith Clare
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The World's History Illuminated, Complete in Eight Volumes: Volume 4 — Mediaeval History. by Israel Smith Clare St. Louis: Western Newspaper Syndicate, 1897. Fourth volume of an eight volume illustrated universal history. Published in the USA before 1923, public domain. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project.
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Testimony to the United States Senate on Behalf of the Socialist Labor Party of America, New York City, September 20, 1883. By Adolf Douai Published in Report of the Committee of the Senate upon the Relations of Labor and Capital and Testimony Taken by the Committee: In Five Volumes: Volume II - Testimony. (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1885), pp. 702-743. Sanctioned testimony of Adolf Douai (1819-1888) on behalf of the Socialist Labor Party of America to a committee of the United...
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by G.W. Perkins (editor)
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Cigar Makers' Official Journal Official organ of the Cigar Makers' International Union of America (CMIU) Original copy resides at University of Wisconsin, Madison Scanned as part of the Google Books project, with all rights to this digital image retained by them. No commercial use is permitted by Google. Vol. 33, no. 1 (October 1908) to vol. 36, no. 1 (January 15, 1912) G.W. Perkins, Editor and Publisher Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain
Topics: Organized Labor -- United States -- Periodicals, Cigar Makers' International Union of America,...
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by Lumberjack Distribution
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"Attention Stores, Distributors, and Kids of All Ages!!!" [Debut advertisement of Lumberjack Distribution] First published in Maximum Rocknroll [San Francisco], whole no. 137 (Oct. 1994), pg. 44. Facsimile and machine-readable pdf of the text of the first national advertisement published by Lumberjack Distribution. Started as a tangent of the Art Monk Construction record label, Lumberjack was sold to Doghouse Records in 1997 and purchased Mordam Distribution to form Lumberjack Mordam...
Topics: punk rock -- United States, punk rock -- Pennsylvania, Mordam Records, Mordam Distribution,...
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by Larry Livermore
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"How I Became a Capitalist: The Lookout Records Story, Part One" by Larry Livermore Written July 1994. Published in Lookout magazine #39 (Summer 1994). History of the origin of Lookout Records, a seminal Berkeley, California label that helped drive the second wave of punk rock in America during the decade of the 1990s. Best known for their release of the first two albums by Green Day and for releases by bands such as Operation Ivy, Screeching Weasel, The Queers, and Mr. T Experience,...
Topics: punk rock -- United States, punk rock -- California, Berkeley, Bay Area, East Bay sound, Green Day,...
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by Israel Smith Clare
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The World's History Illuminated, Complete in Eight Volumes: Volume 7 — American Revolution to the Present. by Israel Smith Clare St. Louis: Western Newspaper Syndicate, 1897. Seventh volume of an eight volume illustrated universal history. Published in the USA before 1923, public domain. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project.
Topics: World History, Universal History
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by Harvey, W. H. (William Hope), 1851-1936
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A Common Sense Speech: Delivered at Nashville, Tennessee, December , 1895. by  William Hope Harvey (1851-1936) Published in Chicago by Debate Publishing Co., December 1895. Scanned by the Google Books Project. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Silver question, free silver, populism, People's Party (United States), W.H. Harvey
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"The Trade Union and Socialist Movement in the United States (1905)," by William Mailly Published in F.W. Pethick Lawrence and Joseph Edwards (eds.), The Reformers' Year Book: 1905 (vol. 11). London: The Echo, 1905; pp. 156-158. Short report on the Socialist movement in the United States by Executive Secretary of the Socialist Party of America William Mailly. Mailly lauds the "rapid and radical" pace of industrial development in the USA, in which the country has been...
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by Willard, Cyrus Field (1858-1942)
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Brotherhood: The Hope of the World by Cyrus Field Willard Article first published in Universal Brotherhood [New York], vol. 13, no. 6 (Sept. 1898), pp. 333-334. Scanned by the Google Books project. PDF file created by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") and uploaded to Archive.org, Oct. 2015. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Theosophism, Theosophy, Socialism, Social Democracy of America
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"A Short History of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen." by F.P. Sargent [1889] First published in Carroll D. Wright (ed.), Fifth Annual Report of the Commisioner of Labor, 1889: Railroad Labor. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1890), pp. 40-41. Brief history of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen by the head of the organization, F.P. Sargent. The BLF is best remembered as the organization for which Eugene V. Debs edited the monthly journal, the Locomotive Firemen's...
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by Israel Smith Clare
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The World's History Illuminated, Complete in Eight Volumes: Volume 8 — Recent Foreign History. by Israel Smith Clare St. Louis: Western Newspaper Syndicate, 1897. Eighth volume of an eight volume illustrated universal history. Published in the USA before 1923, public domain. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project.
Topics: World History, Universal History